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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Winemaker Visit - Evan Martin of Martin Woods Winery, Willamette Valley Oregon
April 10, 2019



2017 Martin Woods Chardonnay; Aroma: fresh & pretty, firm, a Chablis-like direct  mineral thrust, light pear note; Mouth: clean sweet direct,l ight acidity, firm, modulated acidity on a long finish; Very Good Plus 31; Mixed Case, 27.9; Case, 26.35

2017 Martin Woods Chardonnay Yamhill Valley Vineyard; Aroma: on first opening assertive, bright acid, lighty accented by oak, tight ; Mouth: rounded sweet aid, very nicely intense, tight acid, very intense long - it wants air &/or aginging;Very Good - Excellent42; Mixed Case, 37.8; Case, 35.7


2016 Martin Woods Pinot Noir Yamhill Springs; Aroma: deep and firm, , plummy,  dense, , finely delineated, deep rather full, very pure elegant, , darrk fruit; Mouth: smooth raer dsark hued, , smootn textured, , clean rathr pretty, clean very pure airy light ; Very Good - Excellent35; Mixed Case, 31.5; Case, 29.75

2016 Martin Woods Pinot Noir Jessie James Vineyard; Aroma: finely elegant very pure, , lightly ripe, ; Mouth: clean racy fine tannins, very rich very pure rather fine, , elegant,  fine-grained tannins, very rich, al dente; Excellent42; Mixed Case, 37.8; Case, 35.7


4-10 Martin Woods Case: Special, three each of the above wines - $326


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